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From fairy tale to vintage lingerie: Your shopping guide for 2016

2016 is going to see the return of comfort and the fashion of the decades gone by. Vintage, pop colours, organic fabrics...they are all in there!

By: IANS | New Delhi |
January 9, 2016 6:28:32 pm
Now you can reach out for those vintage-style high-bottoms, breathe easy with organic fabrics, and even indulge in some fairy tale cosplay. (Source: Victoria’s Secret)

Lingerie is truly a girl’s best friend. And guess what? In this intimate world, there is a fine line between risque and risky, beautiful and ugly.

Neha Kant, founder of, shares a few lingerie trends that’s sure to hit it big in 2016. Take a look.

Fairy tale lingerie

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Inspired by the stories of Disney princesses like Cinderella and Rapunzel, the fairy tale styles are now being given a sexy twist — taking away some of the delicateness of these characters and adding some playfulness. The intricate detailing and use of soft fabrics such as silk, satin and frills have been brought together in a sophisticated piece of lingerie.

(Also read: What do your clothes say about your personality?)

Vintage collection


The high-cut bottoms of the 1980s and the sporty, minimalist aesthetic of the 1990s are gradually coming back into vogue. The Cuban heel stockings and the stylish waist cinchers are being aesthetically elevated and reimagined by various designers.

(Also read: Dolce & Gabbana debuts new line of hijabs and abayas)

Organic lingerie


From bra-and-underwear sets to sporty tape bras paired with high-waisted briefs, the latest lingerie made from organic cotton lets your skin breathe, giving comfort to your intimate wears. These chemical-free and organic collections are designed for everyday use and are available in various colours, cuts and sizes to match up with any version of you.

(Also read: Six fashion trends you can do away with in the New Year)

Pop colours

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Candy colours, shocking pink, and electric blue are considered among the most sensual colours. Pair these bright coloured pieces with a white tank top or sheer top.

(Also read: Here’s how you can experiment with checkered coats this season)

Harness Bras

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These strappy bras can be worn alone, or paired perfectly with easy, loose tank tops or open back tops. Be it a sophisticated black piece with soft jersey cups, or a colourful, multi-strapped design, these harness bras are the ultimate alternative to the modest camisole — giving new life to a blouse or sheer top.

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